Battle over abortion law heats up in Catholic Poland – Liberalize or further...

WARSAW: Poland's abortion battle will resume when the devoutly Catholic country's parliament debates rival initiatives to either liberalize or further tighten a law that...

UK on red alert, police hunt terror suspects

LONDON: British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a house in a small town outside London yesterday as...

Merkel enters new year under pressure to cut refugee flow – Anti-immigrant AfD shoots...

BERLIN: For the past decade, German politics has been a relatively dull affair, with Angela Merkel dominating at the national level and the major...

EU unveils plan to share 160k refugees

STRASBOURG: EU Commission chief Jean- Claude Juncker unveiled major plans yesterday to force the bloc to share 160,000 refugees and ease the burden on...

Erdogan demands EU help in Syria to end migrant crisis

IDLIB, Syria: Members of Syria's opposition National Liberation Front fire a 130 mm cannon during fighting with Syrian government forces yesterday....

Tsipras in pole position ahead of Greek vote – Greece heads for cliffhanger election...

ATHENS: Greece heads for a cliffhanger election today with radical former premier Alexis Tsipras taking a slight lead in the race against the conservatives...

NATO to show military muscle in massive exercises in Norway

50,000 troops to kick off biggest military exercises since Cold War OSLO: Some 50,000 troops will kick off NATO's biggest military exercises since the Cold...

More migrants on march – Austria, Germany open borders

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary/VIENNA: Austria and Germany threw open their borders to thousands of exhausted migrants yesterday, bussed to the Hungarian border by a rightwing government...

Will Saudi Crown Prince reform Wahhabism?

Currently in Europe as part of a drive to woo the West PARIS: Saudi Arabia's crown prince has pushed to curb the power of hardline...

EU agrees virus aid plan; Trump backs facemasks

BRUSSELS: European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel bump elbows at the end of a...

Germany urges France to turn UN seat into EU one

Comment attracts a stinging French rebuke   BERLIN: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz yesterday proposed that France give up its permanent seat on the UN Security...

Ukraine declares martial law

Putin warns against 'reckless' moves MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine against any "reckless acts" yesterday after Kiev declared martial law in response to...

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